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- Document2011The last five Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey (BDHS) data8-12 from 1993 to 2007 show that there has not been significant change in exclusive breastfeeding rates nationally and this is reflected in almost static nutritional status and neonatal mortality rates.DocumentJournal of Nutrition, 2003Nutrition programmers usually discards the option of increasing animal food intake, due to the belief that poor populations lack the necessary resources to be successful in animal production, and due to the potential for ecological harm.DocumentThe Lancet, 2008The authors of this article reviewed interventions that affect maternal and child undernutrition and nutrition-related outcomes, including: promotion of breastfeeding; strategies to promote complementary feeding, with or without provision of food supplements; micronutrient interventions; general supportive strategies to improve family and community nutrition; and reduction of disease burden (promoDocument
Extending the duration of exclusive breastfeeding in El Alto, Bolivia through a community-based approach and the provision of health servicesChild Health and Nutrition Research Initiative, 2009This document reports on a project to extend the duration of exclusive breastfeeding in a community in Bolivia. In 2003-2005, the NGO COTALMA initiated a project to improve parameters associated with exclusive breastfeeding in the Bolivian town of El Alto, adjacent to La Paz.Document
Effect of early exclusive breastfeeding on morbidity among infants born to HIV-negative mothers in Zimbabwe2009This article examines the effect of exclusive breastfeeding on infants born to HIV-negative women in Zimbabwe.DocumentWorld Breastfeeding Trends Initiative, 2010To ensure proper infant feeding practices, women need to be provided with support at all levels. This WBTi (World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative) report assesses infant and young child feeding (IYCF) policies and programmes in 33 countries located in Asia, Africa and South and Central America.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2009A critical yet often overlooked component of food security is diet quality. Even households who have access to sufficient amounts of food and calories may still lack essential micronutrients, increasing their risk for both short- and long-term health and development consequences.DocumentAsian Development Bank, 2010This report reviews the Regional Food Fortification initiative established by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to reverse the spreading public health problem caused by micronutrient deficiencies in Central Asia. The paper underlines that ADB’s involvement is rooted in its policy for the health sector, additionally indirectly supporting economic policy.DocumentWorld Health Organization, 2007DocumentUnited Nations Children's Fund, 2008Deficiencies of micronutrients are a major global health problem. More than 2 billion people in the world today are estimated to be deficient in key vitamins and minerals, particularly vitamin A, iodine, iron and zinc. Most of these people live in low-income countries and are typically deficient in more than one micronutrient.